Legislators take on predatory student loan practices
Limits on wage garnishment on the horizon
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
A bill introduced in the New Jersey State Assembly in early August will require the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESSA) to obtain a court order to use certain collection practices...
Harbor-deepening project ends
Big ships to bring new trade
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and lawmakers came together for a ceremony at Cape Liberty in Bayonne on Thursday, September 1 to cel...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
Bayonne Briefs
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Remembering Bayonne 9/11 victims On Sept. 11, 2001, 2,973 people died in attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, on the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and aboard Flight 93, which crashed ...
City Council introduces new budget
Votes to dissolve Municipal Utilities Authority
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council introduced a new, amended budget to be voted on at next month’s council meeting, at which a hearing will take place for the public to voice concerns. The new $135.4 million...
McGeehan hypes new school year
Focus on tech and vocational education
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
“You really need to have a master plan. You need ideas and vision to see beyond what the problems are at the moment to realize what you want to do.” That’s Superintendent Patricia McGeehan’s guidin...
Bikers boost motorcycle safety
Classic cars and bikes display
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
When John “Jack” Santopietro was riding his motorcycle down Avenue E on March 16, 2012, he was struck and killed by a minivan. After that fateful day, his family founded a nonprofit called “Remembe...
Bayonne Briefs
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Kushnir postpones resignation to Sept. 6 Last month’s Board of Education (BBOED) meeting saw the sudden resignation of Trustee Barry Kushnir. His letter, issued on July 27 and citing “professional ...
Bayonne’s battle for animal control
Citizens have their say
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
After last month’s vote by the Bayonne City Council to put the city’s animal control contract up for bid, two animal control services in the county are again vying for the contract. Liberty Humane ...
Future Port Authority revenue liquidated
City searches for sustainable revenue model
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this month, the City of Bayonne finalized a deal with William Blair & Company, a Chicago-based securities firm, to liquidate future revenue from the sale of the southwestern portion of the ...

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